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March 2, 2009

Vol.200 / No.7

March 2, 2009

Peter SchinellerMarch 02, 2009

This Lent and every Lent, we Christians profess that “the kindness and generous love of God our Savior has appeared” (Ti 3:4).

Karen Sue SmithMarch 02, 2009

Armchair travel no doubt began before there were either armchairs or travel, as we think of them today. The practice may have started as soon as people could communicate well enough to describe what lay on the other side of a mountain or a sea. It grew whenever an account rendered firsthand was reto

John B. KlassenMarch 02, 2009

In the March 9 issue of America Patrick and Claudette McDonald make the case that married couples should cultivate the ancient practice of lectio divina to ground their relationship in Gods love. Over the years, America has published several articles on lectio

Arthur Paul BoersMarch 02, 2009

What I learned from secular seekers on the way to Compostela

Of Many Things

Prudence and the U.S. economy

Letters
March 02, 2009

Obama’s First Days Vincent Rougeau’s essay, “Real Americans, Real Catholics” (2/16), raises the question of how we can build common ground with those who are visibly angry over having lost the election and the Catholic vote on Nov. 4. I believe that the majority of Catholic v

Editorials
The EditorsMarch 02, 2009

Can we build a culture of service?